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Province hikes fines for off-road, snowmobile use in caribou recovery areas

The provincial government has hiked the fines for snowmobilers and off-road drivers caught in caribou habitat and designated recovery areas in Northeast B.C.
Report calls for Nechako chinook hatchery

Report calls for Nechako chinook hatchery

The authors of a report into the state of the salmon runs reaching the Nechako and Upper Fraser regions say a close look should be given to establishing a full-fledged hatchery on the river to help bring the number of chinook back up to a healthy lev
Christmas tree cutting permits now available

Christmas tree cutting permits now available

Permits are now available for cutting down Christmas trees on Crown land. The permits are free but must be carried at all times and ready to show a Natural Resource Officer, Conservation Officer or Peace Officer.
Funeral for late Taylor mayor Fred Jarvis set for Saturday

Funeral for late Taylor mayor Fred Jarvis set for Saturday

A public funeral service for the late Taylor mayor Fred Jarvis has been confirmed for Saturday, Dec. 8. The service will take place at 10 a.m. at the Taylor Community Hall, and all are welcome. A lunch will follow.
Court Docket: November 26 - 30

Court Docket: November 26 - 30

A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Northeast B.C. courts for the week ending Nov. 30, 2018.
Facebook seems willing to listen, MP Zimmer says

Facebook seems willing to listen, MP Zimmer says

Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer believes Facebook will start to clean up its act following a showdown between politicians from eight countries and the social media giant.
Province, regional district set to meet on caribou recovery plan

Province, regional district set to meet on caribou recovery plan

Provincial officials will meet with the Peace River Regional District Dec. 7 to outline caribou recovery activities planned west of Chetwynd.
Peace River Regional District wants role in caribou recovery planning

Peace River Regional District wants role in caribou recovery planning

Local government leaders and a group of concerned citizens are demanding a seat at the table in developing a recovery strategy for southern mountain caribou in Northeast B.C.
​Canadian provinces left out of top 10 most attractive jurisdictions for oil and gas investment

​Canadian provinces left out of top 10 most attractive jurisdictions for oil and gas investment

For the first time in more than five years, no Canadian province ranked in the top 10 most-attractive jurisdictions for oil and gas investment in the Fraser Institute’s annual global survey of petroleum-sector executives.
UNBC researchers leading $1.3 million project to enhance Indigenous healthcare

UNBC researchers leading $1.3 million project to enhance Indigenous healthcare

Two UNBC researchers, together with northern and provincial partners, have embarked on a five-year research project focused on further enhancing Indigenous health in northern B.C. Dr. Sarah de Leeuw and Dr. Margo Greenwood received $1.
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